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Turner Classic Movies 8th Annual Young Film Composer Competition will provide a young composer the chance to produce an original full-length score for the silent film, Beau Brummel (1924). The Grand Prize includes $15,000, Mac Pro with Logic Pro and the chance to see your work on national television!

Table Of Contents
Furman Reference i-Series
St. Croix Studio Gear on eBay
Blair's DVD Watch
Cool Spins - New to Mixline!
Sony Releases Mac-Compatible Oxford Plug-Ins
Avant-Garde Composer Brings Neumann's 'Fritz' to Life

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Furman Reference i-Series
Furman Sound has announced a new look and enhanced features for its Reference Series power conditioners. The new designs feature smooth contours of black steel and silver brushed aluminum complemented by clear blue LEDs. MORE

Globalstor iTrax
Globalstor Data Corporation, an OEM integrator of RAID, SAN and storage/video servers, introduces the iTrax, which allows centralized storage and retrieval of multiple sessions with a range of servers designed and optimized for every level of professional audio recording. MORE

Ultrasone RPX-33, NX-02 Sistema
Headphone manufacturer Ultrasone is introducing two new amplifiers created exclusively for the company's product line: the RPX-33 ($1,799) and NX-02 Sistema ($875), designed and built by Italian manufacturer RudiStor Sound Systems. MORE

Linear Acoustic Aeromax
New from Linear Acoustic are the Aeromax-DTV and Aeromax-TV television audio processors. MORE


The right education, the right products, the right network and the right show. Join us March 15-17th, 2007 for the NSCA Expo in Orlando, Florida and look, listen and feel your way into new business strategies by visiting our Hands-On Audio Demonstration Rooms. Sign up to attend today!

St. Croix Studio Gear on eBay
The personal studio gear of late, great Mix magazine columnist Stephen St. Croix is now being auctioned on eBay. Serious buyers and window shoppers alike will want to visit the site often, as additional pieces of St. Croix's private collection are continually being added. Go to

2007 TEC Awards Dates Announced
The Mix Foundation for Excellence in Audio will present its fourth annual TECnology Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City on Friday, October 5, 2007, the first night of the 123rd AES Convention. The 23rd Annual Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC) Awards will be held on Saturday, October 6 at the New York Marriott Marquis. Entries for projects or products to be considered for nominations for Creative and Technical Achievement will be accepted through Wednesday, February 28, 2007. For more information on submission procedures, visit 2007 TEC Awards Call for Entries.

Required Reading—New in Mixbooks!
Formerly titled The Basics of Modern Recording and Mixing, the Modern Recording and Mixing two-DVD set will show you how the best in the music industry set up a studio to make world-class records. Regardless of what gear you are using, the information you'll find here will allow you to take advantage of decades of expert knowledge.

Register Now for Remix Hotel Miami 2007 and Reserve Your Room!
Registration is now open for the fifth annual Remix Hotel Miami—the traveling music-production seminar is heading back to the National Hotel in South Beach, March 22-25, 2007. And if you're quick on the trigger, you can stay right in the heart of the action, receive a hefty hotel discount and snag VIP privileges. Reserve your room today by calling the National Hotel at (800) 327-8370 and using the following discount code: RHMIA07.

Mix Bookshelf Live
Finally available, Mix Bookshelf offers educational books and DVDs focused on recording and production, sound-reinforcement and tips & techniques, as well as buyer's guides, directories and back issues. Check it out at

New 'Remix' Website
The newly redesigned Remix Website marks a massive leap forward in the Remix user experience. Highly interactive, visually rich and designed to change with visitors' input on a daily basis, is a creative and technical explosion of must-have, easier-to-access information.

The 'Insider Audio' Book Is Available Now
Paul D. Lehrman's new book of collected works for Mix, plus a couple dozen pages of jokes, is The Insider Audio Bathroom Reader, available now from Thomson Course Technology PTR.

Blair's DVD Watch
A Blast from the Past—Elvis: The Ed Sullivan Shows
For my generation of American baby boomers, The Beatles' first appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show in the winter of 1964 were watershed events that seemed to change the very fabric of American youth culture, almost overnight. But just eight years earlier, on The Ed Sullivan Showhad a similarly profound effect on American teens when it hosted a series of three appearances by the original king of rock 'n' roll, Elvis Presley. MORE

Cool Spins - New to Mixline!
Andy Narrell
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Andy Narell has made so many cool albums of jazzy steel pan (aka steel drum) music through the years he is practically a genre unto himself at this point. A musician of tremendous skill and consummate good taste, Narell takes the pans places they've never been before, so far beyond the limited palette of calypso it barely seems like the same instrument. MORE


Is Your Drum Sound Driving You Nuts?

Relax - Drumagog will make those old, stale drums sound like a million bucks! It works by automatically replacing what it hears on your drums tracks with drum samples. Drumagog uses advanced multisample technology that sounds so real, you simply have to hear it to believe it. The industry choice for over 5 years, Drumagog is now available for both PC and Mac, in VST, RTAS, and AU plug-in formats. It comes complete with a drum sample library, or your own samples can easily be used. Download a demo today! For more information, visit

Sony Releases Mac-Compatible Oxford Plug-Ins
Sony Oxford is extending its range of plug-ins for Digidesign Pro Tools users to Apple's Audio Units platform. MORE

Metric Halo Drops Price on ChannelStrip for GarageBand
Metric Halo is offering special New Year's pricing for its ChannelStrip for Garage Band plug-in. Until January 31, 2007, customers can purchase the plug-in for $59 (regular MSRP is $89). MORE

Harrison Consoles Delivers Trion Console to the Post Group
Harrison Consoles has announced the first delivery of its Trion digital post-production console to the Post Group, a television post-production facility in Hollywood, Calif. MORE

Xoom Entertainment Announces Soundtrack Competition
Xoom Entertainment has announced its open submission for the International Music Competition dedicated to the film score for The Camel Wars. The film, directed by Sohrab Mirmontazeri, follows an Iraqi-American soldier's tortuous journey in Iraq, exposing myths about the Shiite-Sunni civil war and laying bare the complexities of the American presence in Iraq and loyalty during war. MORE


Avant-Garde Composer Brings Neumann's 'Fritz' to Life
Avant-garde composer Zeljko McMullen is using Fritz—Neumann's nickname for its KU 100 model human head, which features microphone elements located inside its replica ears—to create several new binaural projects that are sure to offer listeners a new perspective on their music. MORE

University of Texas Puts Trust in SoundField Mics
The audio department at the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas in Austin, led by chief engineer Andy Murphy, has used a SoundField MKV microphone system since 1996 and has no plans to replace it. MORE

HBO Taps Response Media for On-Air Promos
HBO has slated Response Media's production team and talent for several on-air promos for upcoming and existing programming. This marks the fifth cable network to jump onboard with the company, following CNN, the Weather Channel, Nickelodeon and MTV. MORE

Armor for Sleep Begin Recording Debut Record for Sire
New Jersey-based post-hardcore quartet Armor for Sleep are heading into the studio to record their debut album for Sire Records and third studio album to date. MORE

CSP Mobile Records Fergie, Pussycat Dolls for Yahoo
CSP Mobile Productions of Saco, Maine, recently supplied both audio and video remote trucks to Yahoo Music to record live concert footage featuring Fergie performing her single "London Bridge," as well as the Pussycat Dolls performing at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. MORE

UNLV Broadcast Studios Go Green With RBDG
Russ Berger Design Group has completed the design of television and radio studios at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas as part of a new building for the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs. MORE

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